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April Crowell

About April Crowell

Diplomate, Asian Bodywork Therapy (Dipl. ABT NCCAOM) Certified Holistic Nutritionist (CHN) AOBTA Certified Instructor & Practitioner I have been practicing and teaching since 1994. I maintain my private therapy practice at Pulse Holistic Health offer Amma Therapy, Holistic Nutrition therapy sessions and classes for the public. In 2016, I started teaching Amma therapy apprentices again. I write regularly and offer classes in continuing education and for the public.

Merry Mints – The Energetics Of Mints

Basil, apple, sage and spearmint; Oregano, catnip, pineapple and peppermint; To many dishes their flavor they've lent; Yet why is one not called merriment? Grandma June grew a peppermint [...]

The Year Of The Rat Special – 3 Amma Sessions for $230

Available through January 31st, 2020 Spring is coming! A season of rapid change and wild shifts, as much as we love spring is can be a very challenging season [...]

By |2020-01-24T17:43:56+00:00January 19th, 2020|Announcements, Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Specials|0 Comments

Windy Conditions

My brief visit to Ireland reminds me of how lovely or problematic a blustery day can be. Nevermind doing your hair, it's going to be [...]

Sorrel Soup

Bright sorrel is one of my first spring greens to pop up. Actually, it grows strong in the spring, dies back in the heat and comes back in the fall...love it. Sorrel's strong sour flavor helps to stimulate and decongest the Liver and Gallbladder after Winter's heavier foods. Use it in dressings, to flavor eggs or as an usual soup.

By |2020-01-19T23:42:25+00:00January 19th, 2020|0 Comments

Spring’s Energetics–The Season Of The Wood Element

Welcome to Spring! When does Spring really begin? For most Western cultures, we correlate the start of spring with the spring equinox, around March 20-21st.  But all of us [...]

By |2020-01-22T01:45:20+00:00January 18th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons, Spring|1 Comment

Spring–Eating With The Seasons

Spring's natural energy is to lighten up and move forward, shaking off the deep, slumbering and contemplative state of winter and the foods of spring perfectly support this.  They [...]

The Energetics of Gluten Free Grains

Sometimes we need to limit or cut out certain foods in our diet for the benefit of our health. Gluten and glutenous grains are one such food.  Our years [...]

Preserved Lemons

I love preserved lemons! A tradition in Mediterranean cultures, they add a vibrant taste to dishes from roast lamb and chicken to grain dishes. Though lemons don't grow where [...]

By |2020-01-12T19:49:46+00:00January 12th, 2020|0 Comments

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By |2020-01-08T19:22:29+00:00January 8th, 2020|Announcements, BLOGS|0 Comments

2020 – The Year of The Metal Rat

Welcome To The Year Of The Metal Rat! Saturday, January 25th is the second new moon following the winter solstice.  For Asian cultures this is the New Year and [...]

By |2020-01-06T17:41:07+00:00January 6th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS|0 Comments